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Bilde av en julekule, laget av Lillian Koehler, Statsarkivet i Bergen

December 18, 2014: This week's last upload consists mainly of data from the parish registers covering the period 1801-1814 , but there are some records from the 18th century and later in the 19th century as well. In addition, we have published the transcribed records of the 1891 Census for Årstad  (now part of the city of Bergen, Hordaland county). In the list of the Most Recent 100 , you find all the details as well as links to the search form for each source. Remember that you can also use the Advanced search for individuals  or the list specific search forms  to search through several parish registers simultaneousley. 

December 17, 2014: The name lists of the numeric censuses for the period 1769-1855 have now been transferred from the old search pages.  You can use one search form  for all the lists, or you can access the individual lists in Select source  (Name list for numeric census) and see the available areas and years. Now that these data are transferred to this site, we are also able to publish newly transcribed data in that source category. We are therefore very pleased to announce that the 1815 Census for Borgund local parish in Borgund parish (Møre og Romsdal county), as well as the 1845 and 1855 Censuses for Bodø (Nordland county) are now available online. 
Besides the census data, we have also published transcribed fire assessment protocols for Ålesund after the city fire in 1904 . These sources are also scanned and published, and the data includes links to the digital images of the original protocols. In Select source, you can see all available fire assessement sources , both transcribed and scanned.
And of course, more transcribed church records are also available, they are mostly from the 18th century, and the period 1801-1814. 
In the list of the Most Recent 100  you find all the details.

December 16, 2014: There are more transcribed data from the parish registers available today.  As earlier, these are transcribed by guests in the Digital Inn. The guests provide a variety in the data both in time and space. The data published today are from Østfold, Oppland, Telemark and Møre og Romsdal counties, and they cover a period from the 18th to the 20th century. Read the details in the list of the Most Recent 100.  

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Updated: The old version of the Digital Archives will be available until end of 2015


The old search site for the Digital Archives will remain available until end of 2015. Read more...

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Unavailable internet services Saturday November 22, 2014


All online services from the National Archives, such as the Digital Archives, Arkivportalen etc., will all be unavailable for parts of Saturday November 22.

Unavailable internet services November 22, 2014